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The House of M. Lucas
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The House of M. Lucas


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Delpy was a specialist in tranquil river scenes. He was a pupil of Daubigny and exhibited landscapes in his master's style until the end of the 19th century. This view of the well-known Baltimore expatriate George Lucas' house at Boissise-la-Bertrand, on the banks of the Seine River may have been painted in the summer of 1890, when Delpy visited Lucas on at least two occasions.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/15/1968Loan Considerationexamined for loan
11/12/1968Treatmentrepaired; loss compensation; coated
1/01/1998Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • A Baltimorean in Paris: George A. Lucas, 1860-1909. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
  • Before Monet: Landscape Painting in France and Impressionist Masters: Highlights from The Walters Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998.
  • The Road to Impressionism: Landscapes from Corot to Manet. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
  • The Road to Impressionism: Barbizon Landscapes from the Walters Art Museum. The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis; The Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh. 2008-2009.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1922 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] signed at lower right: H. C. Delpy . 90
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1922

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Period
1890
Medium
oil on panel
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1157
Measurements
H: 11 1/4 x W: 20 7/8 in. (28.5 x 53.1 cm); Framed H: 32 1/2 x W: 32 7/8 x D: 5 3/8 in. (82.55 x 83.5 x 13.65 cm)
Geographies
  • France (Place of Origin)
  • France, Boissise-la-Bertrand (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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